The Governance of Corporate Groups / Edition 1

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Overview

This book explores the legal issues concerning groups of companies including regulation at national, international and global level. It offers a comparative discussion of the way in which issues common to the regulation of groups have been approached in the UK, in the European Union, in other member states of the union, in the United States and, where helpful, in other countries including the emergent economies of eastern European states. The author highlights the often tragic consequences of globalization by transnationals including polarization of income and environmental damage.
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'The book is an important contribution to the literature on corporate governance. It is of relevance to company lawyers and environmental lawyers and would certainly interest anyone concerned with global issues … The book is eloquent and passionate and therefore extremely readable. At times its message is disturbing, but Dine intends it to be so. It urges the reader to consider ways of challenging corporate decisions more effectively.' The Modern Law Review
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521660709
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 12/28/2003
  • Series: Cambridge Studies in Corporate Law Series , #1
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 232
  • Lexile: 1790L (what's this?)
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.67 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Theoretical underpinnings of companies and their governance; 2. The governance of groups: some comparative perspectives; 3. Conflict of laws and the governance of groups; 4. Theories and models of the regulation of corporations and groups; 5. Transnational corporations out of control; 6. A way forward?; Index.
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